OPP arrested and charged two Haliburton residents with guns-related offences after executing a search warrant at a Hutchings Road property in Dysart July 27.

Haliburton Highlands and City of Kawartha Lakes OPP discovered five unlawfully possessed firearms at the residence, according to a press release.

Two people, ages 42 and 29, were charged with five counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, two counts of careless storage of a firearm and one count of failure to comply with a condition of undertaking.

Both individuals were held for a bail hearing.

The two people were also previously arrested and charged in a drug bust at a Hutchings Road address in Dysart April 9. OPP charged them and three others with drug trafficking after that bust. The two individuals also faced five counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm and three counts of careless storage of a firearm April 9.

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